Are you ready to go out? There are clubs all over Vegas. Are you ready to go ALL OUT? Then head over the LAX, the classy, hip nightclub fit for a king. Step into two spacious stories of red leather richness, dazzled with chandeliers and an intense sound system. Dress your best because you might just rub shoulders with decked-out celebrities or the social elite. The service is out of this world, but if you’re really feeling it, select one of seven plush lofts from the VIP section on the second floor. If you want to guarantee a spot, fill out a VIP Reservations Form online in advance.
Day or night, you’ll be entertained at Mandalay Bay, starting with 24 snazzy restaurants and Vegas-style gambling. Looking for something more original at this tropical-themed resort? Try DAYLIGHT Beach Club, the ultimate Vegas pool party. Dance in your bathing suit as DJs such as Skrillex and Sebastian Ingrosso pump up the music, and stick around for ECLIPSE, the late-night pool show. Before you leave, walk through the shark tunnel at Shark Reef Aquarium, the third largest aquarium in North America. You can also sit back and enjoy a show. Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil brings the King of Pop back to life. Energetic dancers, acrobatics and aerial feats compliment an exciting musical performance. Music lovers also enjoy dining at the House of Blues, with live music and a balcony overlooking the Strip. Check to see what’s booked at the Mandalay Bay Events Center during your stay. If you get lucky you can get a ticket to a major concert, Miss Universe pageant or boxing match.
The Rio Las Vegas provides classic Vegas entertainment. Its masquerade-themed casino boasts one of the world’s largest progressive poker jackpots, World Series of Poker, 1,200 video slots and the most popular table games. The Rio’s shows are a mix of sex, comedy and music. The Bevertainers’ professional singers and dancers are continually voted the “Best Cocktail Servers” in Vegas, and MJ Live gives tribute to the King of Pop. The ripped Chippendales offer the perfect girls’ night out, while the R-rated X Rocks satisfies the boys. Penn & Teller surpasses all of your expectations with by combining a gorilla, showgirl, magic, knives, comedy and guns into one show. If none of this piques your interest, then find a waterfall or real sand beach to park at in Voodoo Beach. The Masquerade Bar, iBar, Flirt Lounge and Voodoo Rooftop Nightclub pull out all the stops, as does the onsite spa and salon. Rio has shopping, golfing and tattooing, too. You could spend all weekend here!
Every Hard Rock provides a good time, but the one in Vegas exceeds everyone’s expectations. Come for the impressive display of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia or dive into the party and gaming scene. Sit down at a hip restaurant – maybe the Pink Taco – after you rock out to a concert on the property. Rather relax? Choose from a selection of pools and cabanas. After that, hit the casino to play slots, poker or table games. The online casino is even free. The Hard Rock also features a selection of bars and nightclubs. One floating bar even transforms into a dance floor! If you’re looking to party all day long, then Beachlife is for you: a palm-studded pool area, awesome music and hundreds of people splashing in their bathing suits. Rock on!
Beer lovers unite at Pour 24. Located in the New York New York Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, this is the perfect place to catch a sports game on a large flat screen TV. Choose from a large selection of domestic, imported and quality craft beers, as well as calzones, pizzas and salads. It’s a stylish upgrade from your average sports bar.
1 Oak 99
Want the crazy of Vegas and the style of NYC? Then party the night away at 1 Oak. This nightclub attracts impromptu performances by trendy, up-and-coming singers, and you never know when celebrities the likes of Fergie, Adam Levine or Pitbull may show up. This is an upscale nightclub, so leave your sneakers, baggy clothes and t-shirts in your hotel room. Check ahead for times as 1 Oak isn’t open every night of the week.
Minus 5 Ice Bar
Head to Mandalay Bay or Monte Carlo for Minus5 Ice Bar, “the coolest experience” in Vegas. You’ll want to put on one of the insulated jackets and hats provided at the door because this bar is made of ice! That’s right – the tables, chairs, couches, shelves, counters are all carved from ice. The staff keeps everything fresh by switching up the sculptures every few months, too. Sit back on an ice couch covered in deer skin as you sip a vodka cocktail in a glass chiseled from frozen water from New Zealand. Doesn’t that sound dreamy?
Palms Casino Resort features Rain Nightclub, a contemporary nightlife and concert venue. Two floors, 25,000 feet, eight high-backed booths and six VIP skyboxes facilitate huge parties. What makes Rain so special is its pyrotechnics and special effects. Make sure you book a reservation ahead of time so you don’t miss out on the fireballs and fog!
Pool at Bally's
Looking for an economical afternoon resting by the pool? Grab a lounge chair at Blu Pool, Bally’s oversized outdoor swimming pool. The lush palm trees and DJ pumping music set the mood, whether you’re sun tanning or cooling off. It’s not Vegas’ biggest party pool but it’s a good selection, especially with a heated area and game room to boot. Food and drink services are available too. If you’re ready to escape the Vegas crowds and party scene, opt for a private cabana, supplied with a refrigerator, TV, telephone and more.
As the largest indoor theme park in America, the Adventuredome at Circus Circus Hotel and Casino offers 5.5 acres of nonstop fun, rain or shine. It has all the rides you would expect a good park to have: bumper cars, roller coasters, miniature golf, laser tag, spinning rides, arcades, merry-go-rounds and Ferris wheels. The dome also has the typical carnival games with prize stuffed animals and toys. The food is everything you’d expect as well. Munch on nachos, funnel cake or soft pretzels as you laugh your way through the clown show. Not sure if you can handle this much fun? Don’t worry – there’s a cocktail stand for adults! If you’re visiting in October, don’t miss out on Frightdome. The glass amusement park becomes full of ghosts and goblins making their way between haunted houses.